Monday, March 21, 2005

Bird flu hits commune in Quang Binh province

Two children, siblings from Chau Hoa commune of Quang Binh province, tested positive for the H5N1 strain of bird flu, while 195 other local residents have shown symptoms of the flu, reported Mai Xuan Thu, vice chairman of the provincial People’s Committee on March 20. The province is currently trying to stop the spread of the influenza by culling all poultry in the commune. (, March 20).


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